'Parade,' which features T.R. Knight playing the historical figure Leo Frank and Lara Pulver reprising her role as his wife, Lucille Frank, started rehearsals this week. The Center Theatre Group's presentation of the Donmar Warehouse production began previews September 24, 2009, and opened at the Mark Taper Forum on October 4. Performances continue through November 15. (more...)
BroadwayWorld.com Philippines had the opportunity to visit the recording studio where Audie Gemora (who just finished his run as Benjamin Barker/Sweeney Todd in Repertory Philippines' SWEENEY TODD) and Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo (who played Mr. Todd's accomplice Mrs. Nellie Lovett in the same production) were curing their version of the hit duet 'For Good' from the Stephen Schwartz musical WICKED. The new recording is included in Gemora's Broadway album dubbed 'Playlist,' featuring most of the musical arrangements by Hong Kong-based musician Rony Fortich (Hong Kong Disneyland, Once On This Island). (more...)
Day 1 has Seth deconstructing Jason Robert Brown's '13'. Seth writes' Still devastated this was not nominated for a Tony Award!!!! Featuring, Graham Phillips, Aaron Simon Gross, Al Calderon, Delaney Moro, Elizabeth Gillies, Eric Nelson' (more...)
Canadian actors Tina Maddigan (Broadway's Mamma Mia!, Toronto and US Tour, Broadway's The Wedding Singer, Little Women) and Michael Torontow (Light in the Piazza, Toronto's Hairspray, Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage and US National Tour of Mamma Mia!) united for a short but fantastic run of Jason Robert Brown's musical The Last 5 Years with Theatre St.John's. (more...)
Broadway veteran Lauren Kennedy is appearing in the George Street Playhouse production of [TITLE OF SHOW], which opened November 16. The show also features Tyler Maynard, Susan Mosher and Seth Rudetsky.
Toronto audiences are getting another Jason Robert Brown musical this season, as Angelwalk Theatre presents Songs for a New World at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. Toronto audiences have historically embraced Mr. Brown's work, in fact this winter Studio 180's production of Parade was virtually sold out at every performance. (more...)
The pair gave BroadwayWorld.com a sneak peek at their rehearsals and the scoop on what they'll be performing! We are also excited to offer a special BroadwayWorld.com discount for $20 tickets to Thursday's show, using code: JRBBWW.
The Kleban Foundation awarded the 21st Annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has gone to Adam Gwon and the award for the most promising musical theatre librettist has gone to Michelle Elliott. The 2011 awards were presented on June 27, 2011, in a private ceremony at ASCAP. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the evening and brings you the performances below! (more...)
With almost 150 performers taking to the stage of Belmont University's Troutt Theatre on Sunday night, September 4, members of the theater community throughout Tennessee joined together to fete the six members of the 2011 Class of First Night Honorees.
Susan Egan has a brand music video coming out next week for her original song, 'Nina Doesn't Care,' and BroadwayWorld has an exclusive behind-the-scenes video of how Susan and crew put it all together -- complete with animated characters! The song is from her new album, 'The Secret of Happiness,' which is being released November 15th on LML Music.
BroadwayWorld is very pleased to bring you this exclusive 'making-of' video, which features Susan Egan, Georgia Stitt (the album's producer and music director), Brian Haner who co-wrote 'Nina Doesn't Care', Susan Haner who produced the video, and Ken Duncan who led the animation for the video. Oh - and here's some inside info - though Susan's actual daughter Nina is now too old to play the baby in the video, she does make a cameo as herself (at age 4) in the final cut! (more...)